Title: 1000 Tin Toys
Publisher: Taschen, Köln
Publication Date: 1996
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First American edition.
Color photographs of 20th century tin toys ( including a section on robots and space toys) with a brief description. Color photographic front cover. Some fading and creasing to spine. Some creasing to bottom corner of front cover. Some wear to edges of covers. 8vo, 701pgs. Nicely photographed. Bookseller Inventory # 1509
Synopsis: The toys featured in this book are the finest held in the collection of Teruhisa Kitahara which is now housed at Yokohama's Tin Toy Museum, of which Kitahara is the curator. The toys include a steam locomotive from the 1800s to a battery-operated robot of the 1950s.
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